Effective Sponsorship Protégés

Practical Steps in creating an environment where people don’t just survive but thrive

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An organization’s ability to attract and keep great talent, remain competitive, relevant, and prosperous in the future depends on its ability to cultivate diverse people on every level of the company, especially at the top. In order for capable individuals to excel within any organization, it requires hard work and dedication, but it also takes opportunity, relationships and investment in those individuals by more senior leaders. This dynamic video course teaches skills for sponsoring across difference for protégés.

This video is designed to be used for all sponsorship relationships, at all levels. In the course, Vernā defines the role of sponsors and outlines how protégés can help make the sponsor-protégé relationship work. She describes three successful approaches for protégés: Be open to commonalities and differences; take responsibility for your career; and be aware of biases – yours, your sponsors and others. Using stories and examples, Vernā describes types of biases, specifically internalized bias, and how to counter them. She shares concrete tips that protégés can follow to be effective in cross-difference relationships in their organizations.

Downloadable PDF handouts included:

  • 9 Takeaways for Effective Sponsorship Across Difference for Protégés
  • Building an Effective Sponsorship Relationship – Getting Started
  • Building an Effective Sponsorship Relationship – Questions for Protégés to Consider
  • Resources
 

The Effective Sponsorship Across Difference for Protégés video is comprised of 8 short chapters that build upon one another and has a run time of approximately 38 minutes. It can be watched in its entirety in one session or over a period of time.

Chapter Outline

  1. Introduction to Effective Sponsorship Across Difference for Protégés [3:45]
  2. What is Sponsorship? [4:29]
  3. Sponsorship Across Differences [2:30]
  4. Successful Approaches for Protégés [11:46]
  5. Standing Up to Internalized Bias [4:57]
  6. Applying the Concepts [1:33]
  7. Vignette Debrief [5:42]

Printable Handouts

  • 9 Takeaways for Effective Sponsorship Across Difference for Protégés
  • Building an Effective Sponsorship Relationship – Getting Started
  • Building an Effective Sponsorship Relationship – Questions for Protégés to Consider
  • Resources
 

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to help your sponsor help you become more visible
  • Learn how to receive feedback
  • Learn how to communicate with, and build trust with, your sponsor
  • Begin to recognize and interrupt biases and stereotypes in yourself and in others
  • Understand internalized bias and how to counter it

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WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Access your courses anytime, anywhere, with a computer, tablet or smartphone.
  • Dynamic and interactive video presentation.
  • Unlimited access for 90 days from date of purchase. Complete your courses at your own pace.